JANUARY 8, 2024 (New York, NY) – YELLOWCARD is excited to join THIRD EYE BLIND on their fourth edition of the Summer Gods Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will begin June 8 in Spokane through August 3 in Houston and will also feature A R I Z O N A.
Tickets will be available for presale Tuesday, January 9 with Citi, and additional presales throughout the week. General onsale will begin Friday, January 12 at 10:00am local time at ThirdEyeBlind.com.
On Thursday, January 11 catch a special live performance and interview with Yellowcard on “Good Morning America” on ABC.
“Third Eye Blind’s self-titled is a masterclass in songwriting that blew all of our minds when it was released in 1997,” says Ryan Key of Yellowcard. “As ‘90s kids we were gifted with so much incredible music in our formative years and we are all such massive fans of the band because of that record. It doesn’t feel real yet that we will be sharing the stage with one of our all-time favorite bands every night this summer.”
“I have this sense that I am feeling the same way everybody else is—that we need a summer tour so badly, like more than ever,” says Stephan Jenkins. “We need the lights, the noise, the heat and everybody up close to each other, singing as one. Can't wait."
Returning from a breakup is never easy, but Yellowcard have proven that after a six-year absence, not only did the heart grow fonder upon their return but their audience grew exponentially as well. Their recent Summer 2023 tour was their biggest yet with the largest venues they have ever headlined at capacity and their critically-hailed new EP Childhood Eyes landing them features in Rolling Stone, People, FORBES, Alternative Press, Consequence of Sound, Brooklyn Vegan, among others! Coupled with the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album Ocean Avenue, Yellowcard have returned to much acclaim.
Last December 2023, 2x-GRAMMY®-nominated music producer and DJ Steve Aoki, unveiled a nostalgic dance remix of Yellowcard's classic hit "Ocean Avenue" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the timeless classic. Injecting fresh production, exhilarating dance drops, and vibrant energy. Aoki said of the remix which was released by Dim Mak, “We combined our different musical styles to create a perfect fusion of alt rock and electronic for this track. Honoring Ocean Avenue's 20th anniversary by blending these sounds was an amazing experience."
Certified double platinum in the US by the RIAA, gold in Canada, and silver in the UK, Ocean Avenue solidified Yellowcard’s indelible mark on the music world. The undying esteem that the album owns has not diminished in the twenty years since its release. Yellowcard's stratospheric success from their studio albums coupled with their powerful live performances cemented the band’s legacy in the history of alternative music.
As always, a portion of the proceeds for the Summer Gods Tour will benefit SeaTrees. Third Eye Blind has been on a mission to restore the kelp ecosystems of the entire California coastline and sequester carbon. Since 2017, Third Eye Blind has sought to mitigate the touring industry’s carbon impact and also banned plastic water bottles backstage, saving an estimated 17,000 bottles per tour. “We have a beautiful, bright future,” with climate action in the center of it. “That’s what I want people to know,” says Jenkins on CBS Mornings.
The Summer Gods tour poster was designed by Charlie Benante, the founding drummer of Anthrax and member of Pantera’s touring band.